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Which is the BEST explanation for why it is necessary for developing countries to have a total fertility rate greater than 2.1?
The total fertility rate must be high enough to offset the short life spans experienced in developing countries.
The total fertility rate must be high enough to replace the high mortality rates of children and adolescents.
Because of malnutrition in developing countries, few pregnancies go to full term.
In developing countries there are few education opportunities for women and they will have more children.
Developing countries tend to be male-centered societies that stress having a large number of male offspring.